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FIND YOUR SPACE: FREE Workshops for High School Students March 21at UTA

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FIND YOUR SPACE
UTA Art SaturdayMarch 21, 2015

http://www.uta.edu/art/index.php/news/uta_find_your_space1/

Instructors: Email RSVPs to art-arthistory@uta.edu

High School Students Art Workshops

Limited enrollment and no cost!

Contact us for more information 817 272 2891 

Presented by the University of Texas at Arlington
Art, Art History, Design & New Media

Morning Sessions 10:00-11:30am

GOUACHE PAINTING with Sedrick Huckaby and Marilyn Jolly
Learn to stretch watercolor paper on a canvas stretcher frame. We will discuss various approaches to still life and the use of gouache (opaque watercolor) with mixed media for contemporary watermedia paintings.

Studio Arts Center; Maximum Enrollment 15


THE ART OF GLASSBLOWING with Justin Ginsberg
An hour demonstration of glass blowing techniques in our world class facility followed by a tour of our mold and kiln areas with examples of student/faculty work.

Studio Arts Center – Glass Studio; Maximum Enrollment 30


ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES:  CYANOTYPE PRINTS with Josh Dryk
We will use pre-coated cyanotype paper and make photograms with sunlight!  These elegant blue toned images have been popular with photographers since the invention of photography in the 1840’s. No materials needed.

Fine Arts Building 349; Maximum Enrollment 10


LEARNING ABOUT STUDIO LIGHTING with Leighton McWilliams
You will spend the morning working in our fully equipped studio and learn about using strobe lighting and portraiture.  Materials:  USB Drive

Fine Arts Building 350D; Maximum Enrollment 10


WORDS TO IMAGE: THE COLLABORATION BETWEEN FILM DIRECTORS AND CINEMATOGRAPHERS with Ya’ke Smith and Gyorgy Beck
“The director and cinematographer relationship is one of the most important on a film set. Where as the director is the visionary, the cinematographer is the painter, helping to brushstroke the director’s vision onto the screen.  Come hear from award-winning filmmaker and film professor, Ya’Ke Smith and celebrated director of photography and professor Gyorgy Beck on how directors and their cinematographer’s collaborate to create screen magic.”

Fine Arts Building/Gallery at UTA; Maximum Enrollment 15

 

Afternoon Sessions 12:45-3:45pm

3D CAD AND PACKAGING WORKSHOP with Ben Dolezal
Participants will work in our advanced packaging and box development studio to experiment with corrugated materials, 3D ArtiosCAD software and a CAD sample cutting table.

Fine Arts Building/Gallery at UTA; Maximum Enrollment 8


GOUACHE PAINTING with Sedrick Huckaby and Marilyn Jolly
Still life painting incorporating some surprise elements. We will work in gouache and a variety of drawing materials as well as collage. (Please bring paper collage materials and various drawing media such as wax crayons, pencils, conte’ crayons, colored pencils, charcoal, ink, your favorite watercolor brushes, etc.) We will provide paper, gouache paint and glue for paper collage.

Studio Arts Center – Painting Studio; Maximum Enrollment 15


TINTYPE PHOTOGRAPHY with Scott Hilton
A workshop/ demonstration on making tintypes, a Civil War-era hand-made photographic process.  Each tintype is a unique photograph, made on a metal surface, and no two are ever exactly alike.  Learn how photography was done in the decades before film was invented. Each participant will get a 4″x5″ portrait tintype of themselves that they will have helped make. No materials needed.

Fine Arts Building 349; Maximum Enrollment 10


FINE ART DIGITAL PRINTING with Kenda North
Bring some high quality jpegs and we will print on a range of quality inkjet papers.  See the difference between a metallic or art matte surface!  Students enrolled in the Comic Book or Studio Lighting workshop can print work completed in the morning.Materials: quality jpegs or RAW files on a USB drive

Fine Arts Building 376A; Maximum Enrollment 12


COMIC BOOK ART WITH PHOTOSHOP with Andrew Ortiz
Use Adobe Photoshop to create amazing works of art. Learn experimental image blending, alternative methods of making filter/textures, the exciting new method of scaling, duplicating layers and basic masking. Handouts provided. Materials: 3-4 comic books, USB drive

Fine Arts Building 368C; Maximum Enrollment 16


KILN FORMED GLASS – IMAGERY ON GLASS with Jean Fernandes
Participants will learn a variety of techniques to form imagery on glass panels, producing a unique glass painting/drawing/photograph. Students should bring a jump drive with 5 – 10 black and white, high contrast images. Students are required to bring closed toed shoes (no sandals or flip flops). *Pieces will be fired in ovens overnight, and can be picked up the following week.

Studio Arts Center – Glass Studio; Maximum Enrollment 8


AESTHETICS OF EDITING with Bart Weiss
These days anyone record video and make an edit but how can you use editing to be a more effective storyteller? This session isn’t so much about which button to push but why. It will cover a brief history of the post-production process and how you can be more effective getting to your point and how to keep your audiences’ attention. What style of editing is right for your project and when are too many effects too much. Learn Sergei Eisenstein’s law that editing is the ruthless suppression of the inessential.

Fine Arts Building; Maximum Enrollment 20

 

Morning and Afternoon Sessions

EXPERIENCE DARKROOM MAGIC with Bryan Florentin
You will get to work with black and white film and 35mm cameras to photograph in the morning and print in the darkroom in the afternoon. Take advantage of this opportunity to experience the magic of the darkroom while you can! No materials needed

Fine Arts Building 350; Maximum Enrollment 10


SAND CASTING WORKSHOP with Darryl Lauster and Francis Giampietro
Participate in sand casting workshop wherein each participant will cast a small medallion in aluminum.  The first 90-minute session will allow students to create their wax pattern and the afternoon 3-hour session will allow for the mold and casting process.  At the end of the session, each person can take home his or her piece as a memento.

Studio Arts Center – Sculpture Lab; Maximum Enrollment 20


GAME DEVELOPMENT with Josh Wilson

Participants must register for both sessions!

GAME DESIGNS AND PIPELINES – Morning
Participants will be taught the theory of game design, an overview of the game development pipeline, and the mechanisms of game art.

Fine Arts Building/Gallery at UTA; Maximum Enrollment 16

PONG WORKSHOP – Afternoon
After attending the morning workshop, participants will craft their very own version of the arcade classic Pong for PC and MAC.

Fine Arts Building; Maximum Enrollment 16

 

For Parents or Guardians

TIPS FOR BETTER PHOTOGRAPHY with Scott Hilton and Kenda North
Bring your digital camera and we can review settings, lighting, and composition


AN INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING

 

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